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GDA nomination for chair Mellow

Brand new and all ready nominated for the international German Design Award 2015. The barbers chair MELLOW for the Olymp Brand was selected because of the excellence of his design. We are excited!

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the AVA_chair

The chair collection AVA for Bross/Italy had it´s world premiere at Fuorisalone in Milano. Precise lines and geometry with a hint towards retrodesign.

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Frame4Rouvolet for rehau

Polymer specialist REHAU has developed together with Michael Schmidt the straight-line, delicate track for the tried and tested RAUVOLET metallic-line tambour doors, frame4. The Traget was quite clear: an „Innovation Design“ of a new, subtle track system.

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Falper_Salone del Bagno

Michael Schmidt´s brand new designs, made of exclusive materials and innovative shapes. at FALPER. Salone Internationale del Mobile, Milan,
Hall 24 D 15-D21

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designplus Award 2014 for sonic

XAL and designer Michael Schmidt are awarded for it´s combination of  acoustics, lighting and aesthetics in a unique product SONIC. To be seen at light+building in Frankfurt.

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iF Award for Flowsic500

The world’s first ultrasonic gas meter for the natural gas distribution market FLOWSIC500 from SICK wins the iF AWARD 2014.

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IF Award 2014 for MeetYou

MeetYou from Haworth gets the iF AWARD 2014. The self-supporting partitions and coherent, flowing landscapes with excellent acoustics, maximum unbroken wall surface are now in series and was shown at Orgatec in new applications.

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iF Award for salon chair Kite

Kite, a salon chair designed for Olymp was awarded with the iF AWARD 2014.

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Innovation Design Award for bbqube

The bbqube Outdoor Kitchen is one of seven winners of the 2014 Interior Innovation Award in the outdoor category due to be presented at the IMM in January. This prestigious  international design prize is awarded by imm cologne and the German Design Council. The innovative lightweight construction of the natural stone kitchen block and the use of heat-treated solid wood make bbqube an absolute lightweight (total weight approx. 95 kg).

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Lectureship at the h_da

Michael Schmidt is currently teaching at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences during the 2013/2014 winter semester. His course focuses on the design of products related to water for the Interior Architecture masters degree.

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Production start for T.W.S.

König + Neurath is now launching the TEAM.WORK.SPACE series, one year after its presentation as a design study at Orgatec.

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Innovation Design Award 2014

TEAM.WORK.SPACE has only just come into production but has already won the 2014 Innovation Design Award, the international design prize awarded by imm cologne and the German Design Council. The award will be presented in January 2014.

The office furniture concept embraces all forms of open plan working: concentrated, creative and communicative work, whether alone, in pairs or in a team, with fixed or temporary work spaces.

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Sonic – the noise reducing light

Together with XAL, SONIC designer Michael Schmidt has combined acoustics, lighting and aesthetics in a unique product, thus setting a milestone in the design and noise reduction of large spaces.

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Design award for Kite

Kite, a salon chair designed for Olymp was awarded among 300 products with the Baden Württemberg International Design Award “Focus Open 2013” in Silver.

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kitchen design for Hasenkopf Headquater

Michael Schmidt has created a show kitchen composed of vertically-stacked and rotated cubes for the industrial manufacturer Hasenkopf.  The combination of materials selected for the project, glossy black parapan and silky white corian, combined with elements of oak and decorative concrete, have been adopted as a key theme running throughout the entire building by the interior design architects Keggenhoff + Partner.

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Innovation design for Rehau

At Interzum 2013 Rehau has presented the RAUVOLET pure-line blind  and frame4, featuring minimalist profile frames that can also be combined with Rehau’s existing blind systems.

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Nominee for the German Design Award 2014

The german design council is nominating Michael Schmidt, C2D for the German Design Award 2014 because of the excellence of his design. The product which goes into the competition will be MeetYou by Haworth.

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Comfort and colour in the office

An interview with Design Director at Kvadrat, Anne
Jørgensen and designer Michael Schmidt

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handmade: new washbasins for Falper

Handmade is a new series of lay-on basin, looking alike handmade ceramic bowls and very thin walled. First showed at the ISH/2013 in Frankfurt.

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CHAIR AVA: Premiere in Milano

The chair collection AVA for Bross/Italy had it´s world premiere at Fuorisalone in Milano. Precise lines and geometry with a hint towards retrodesign.

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ISH Lecture: Universal design – barrier-free bathroom design

Our society is becoming older and more heterogeneous. The debate about ‘housing for the elderly’ and the associated requirements that have to be met by architecture and design is thus developing into a paradigm shift. The lecture concerns with the question of an unrestricted usage (not only) in old age.

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Industrial Design for ULT

The new design of extracting units and air filtering system communicates a clear statement: ULT is the technology leader in this segment and industry.

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Innovation Design Award

Salon chair „Pillow“ for Olymp won the interior innovation award 2013. Initiated by imm cologne and the German Design Councils it is today the design awards in the interior furnishing industry worldwide.

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bbqube Outdoor Kitchen

The archaic-looking design of bbqube looks a little like the kitchen in its original form: a single unit measuring 180 x 70 x 27 cm, resting on two three-legged trestles made of solid wood. The barbecue grill/hob units are available as a charcoal/gas combination or as a large gas grill

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Meetyou by Haworth

Haworth presented MeetYou at Orgatec 2012 and started successful into the market with first installations at Orly Airport. The self-supporting partitions and coherent, flowing landscapes with excellent acoustics, maximum unbroken wall surface are now in series and was shown at Orgatec in new applications.

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salon chair for Olymp

KITE, the second salon chair for Olymp attracts the retro trend with curvaceous lines.

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World Premiere at Orgatec

TEAM.WORK.SPACE is the new energy for the office. Presented at Orgatec by code2design and Koenig + Neurath.

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Team.Work.Space

The concept implements the requirements for tomorrow’s office with a consistent and integrative strategy. With building blocks for a working environment that meets the requirements of employees from different generations and also those of companies. A project for Koenig + Neurath.

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Industrial Design for Sick Engineering

The world’s first ultrasonic gas meter for the natural gas distribution market, changes all that. FLOWSIC500 comes from SICK, one of the leading German sensor specialists. And the first device/appliance of a new generation of ultrasonic gas meters designed by a new corporate industial design (CID) style guide.

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Portrait in Inspiration Design!

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Shape EVO

The evolution of the Shape collection is characterized by the edges bevelled up to 45 degrees. With new details and materials like: new integrated washbasins and a corpus entirely made in solid oak wood.

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TV_design study

A material and design study carried out in cooperation with Faurecia Angell-Demmel demonstrates how future LCD televisions can be given fresh and even sensual values using new materials and surfaces.

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OLYMP_salon chair

The new Olymp salon chair stands for elegance, material authenticity and quality production with a hint of masculinity, complete with automatic syncro-adjustment for literally divine comfort.

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Floor level showerdrain by ACO

ACO Haustechnik, Germany, showed on the SHK 2012 in Essen the new collection of walk-in shower drains, the S-line in UNIVERSAL DESIGN. The new designs is extremly small and needs only 55 mm for build into the floor.

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Sonic_Light and Acoustics by XAL

The SONIC floor and ceiling lamp comes with an extra bonus: not only does it light up your desk, it can also absorb sounds right at source thanks to a patented system. Naturally SONIC also gives you ample light wherever you need it

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College_young bathroom collection

A new bathroom collection for premium bath brand Falper. Little pieces of furniture, with fancy details and surfaces which render them unique and engaging, thought for young customers and small bathrooms. New finishing: Doors fitted with an external fabric finishing on a melamine stain-resistant base or matt lacquered.

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LED Origami Lamp ANGOLO

A floor and pendant lamp designed for SATTLER. The design was inspired by the art of origami folding. Made out of a metal strip and a LED striplight, the lamp emits light at fascinating angles from its many surfaces.

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Universal Design Award

The steam-shower cabin SenseSation/HOESCH will get the Universal Design Award 2012. The consumer jury of 100 people chose 19 of 136 entries of products as the “consumer favorite 2012”.

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Luminescent showpieces

The manufacturer of a truly unique electroluminescent film – BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE/LYTTRON – assigned code2design to develop and design a couple of visionary product with the EL-film. It is used for the brand communication and seeks to create new business as visionary prototypes.

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Shape Vascamisura_customized comfort

Once again we payed a tribute to individuality, comfort and well-being. The evolution of the bathtub system is presented now in 30 standard dimensions, customizable and it is available in 9 different configurations. The bathtub can be integrated and completed with wooden elements, benches and furnitures.

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CID for Columbus Clean

Emotion, power and vitality are the CID design flavours of Columbus Clean. For the new and compact ride-on version we focused particularly on ergonomics, adding for example an adjustable seat designed for more leg room.

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Salone Internazionale del Bagno

FALPER will present Michael Schmidt in MilanoFiori. Falper will be present at the international furniture fair in Milano for the first time and will show new bathroom products designed by Michael Schmidt as line extensions of SHAPE and SCOOP.

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Aqua Cultura award for M. Schmidt

Michael Schmidt was awarded by AQUA CULTURA for his work in the field of bathroom culture.

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